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Pick A Cheese And We'll Tell You A Random Fact About Cheese

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    Mozzarella
    Cheddar
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    Cheddar
    Gouda
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    Gouda
    Pepper Jack
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    Pepper Jack
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    Swiss
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    Camembert
    Colby-Jack
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    Colby-Jack
    Feta
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    Feta
    Brie
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    Brie
    Parmesan
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    Parmesan
    Muenster
    Muenster

Pick A Cheese And We'll Tell You A Random Fact About Cheese

You got: A giant wheel of Cheddar cheese was given to Queen Victoria for a wedding gift

It weighed over 1000 pounds.

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You got: There are around 2,000 varieties of cheeses

YUM.

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You got: Wisconsin produced 3,045,748,000 lbs. of cheese in 2016

That's 26% of the U.S.'s cheese production.

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You got: If Wisconsin were a country, it would rank 4th in world cheese production

Wisconsin produced 2.9 billion pounds of cheese in 2014. Italy produced only 2.6 billion pounds.

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You got: Cheesemaking has been around for almost 4,000 years

However, historians don't really know who first made cheese.

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You got: It takes 10 pounds of milk to make one pound of cheese

That's a lot of milk.

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You got: In the U.S., Mozzarella cheese is the biggest-selling cheese variety

Mozzarella even beats out cheddar!

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You got: Wisconsin is the only state with a Master Cheesemaker program

The program is a rigorous, three-year course.

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You got: Americans eat 34 pounds of cheese each year per person

France eats 57 pounds per person a year.

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You got: In Wisconsin, 90 percent of the state’s milk is made into cheese

That's a lot of cheese.

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You got: Americans eat about 350 slices of pizza per second

That's a lot of cheese needed!

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